Magda Umer

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Magda Umer
Magda Umer 05 2012 fot Maciej Klos.jpg
Magda Umer in 2012
Born
Małgorzata Umer

(1949-10-09) October 9, 1949 (age 70)
Alma materUniversity of Warsaw
OccupationSinger, journalist, author, film director, screenwriter, actress
Years active1973 – present
Spouse(s)Andrzej Przeradzki
Children2 (sons)
Musical career
GenresSung poetry
InstrumentsVocals
Labels
Associated acts
Websitewww.magdaumer.pl

Magda Umer (/ˈʊmɛər/; born Małgorzata Magda Umer, October 9, 1949) is a Polish singer[1] and performer of sung poetry, journalist, author, film director, screenwriter, actress, and author of recitals.

Biography[edit]

She was born to Edward Umer, the head of the Special Section of the Main Directorate of Information of the Polish Army[2] and Stanisława Umer. Her father was Jewish,[3] son of Otylia and Wincenty Umer, brother of Adam Humer. Both of Magda Umer's parents were atheists, she converted to Roman Catholicism as an adult.[4] Her godmother was an actress Kalina Jędrusik.

She graduated from Klement Gottwald High School in Warsaw (now the Stanisław Staszic High School). Later she studied at the Faculty of Polish Philology at Warsaw University. She made her debut in the late 1960s by singing in student cabarets.

Magda Umer has got two sons - Mateusz and Franciszek.

Awards and honors[edit]

Winner of the Opole Song Festival.

By order of the President of the Republic of 15 December 2000 "for outstanding contribution to the activities of the student movement, for achievements in social work" Umer was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Order of the Restoration of Poland.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
POL
[5][6][7][8]
Magda Umer
  • Released: 1972
  • Label: Pronit
  • Formats: LP
Magda Umer
  • Released: 1985
  • Label: Polton
  • Formats: LP, CD
Noce i sny
  • Released: November 26, 2010[9]
  • Label: Agencja Artystyczna MTJ
  • Formats: CD, digital download[10]
24
Wciąż się na coś czeka
  • Released: November 30, 2012[11]
  • Label: Agencja Artystyczna MTJ
  • Formats: CD, digital download[12]
50
Duety. Tak młodo jak teraz
  • Released: October 30, 2015
  • Label: Agencja Artystyczna MTJ
  • Formats: CD, digital download
1
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Collaborative albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
POL
[5]
Kołysanki utulanki
with Grzegorz Turnau
  • Released: June 12, 2003[13]
  • Label: Pomaton EMI
  • Formats: CD, digital download[14]
32
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
POL
[5]
Gdzie ty jesteś
  • Released: 1995
  • Label: Pomaton EMI
  • Formats: CD
Wszystko skończone
  • Released: January 9, 1995
  • Label: Pomaton EMI
  • Formats: CD
Koncert jesienny
  • Released: February 6, 1995[15]
  • Label: Pomaton EMI
  • Formats: CD
O niebieskim, pachnącym
groszku – Złota kolekcja
  • Released: November 27, 1999[16]
  • Label: Pomaton EMI
  • Formats: CD
Kolekcja 20-lecia Pomatonu
  • Released: January 15, 2010
  • Label: EMI Music Poland
  • Formats: CD
21
  • POL: Gold
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Video albums[edit]

Title Video details Sales Certifications
Chlip-Hop with Andrzej Poniedzielski
and Wojciech Borkowski
  • Released: December 4, 2008[18]
  • Label: Agora SA
  • Formats: DVD

References[edit]

  1. ^ Subbotko, Donata (2009-12-09). "Magda Umer: Wszyscy śpiewają lepiej ode mnie" (in Polish). Gazeta Wyborcza. Retrieved 29 June 2010.
  2. ^ Tkaczew Władysław: Organa informacji Wojska Polskiego w latach 1943–1956. Kontrwywiad wojskowy. Warsaw: Bellona, 2007, page 42. ISBN 978 83 11 10940 7.
  3. ^ Piotrowski, T. (1998). Poland's Holocaust: Ethnic Strife, Collaboration with Occupying Forces and Genocide in the Second Republic, 1918–1947. McFarland. ISBN 9780786403714. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Prasa o Magdzie, an interview with Magda Umer". magdaumer.pl. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  5. ^ a b c "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLiS - Official Retail Sales Chart". olis.onyx.pl. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  6. ^ "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLiS - Official Retail Sales Chart". olis.onyx.pl. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  7. ^ "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLiS - Official Retail Sales Chart". olis.onyx.pl. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  8. ^ "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLiS - Official Retail Sales Chart". olis.onyx.pl. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  9. ^ "Płyta Magda Umer - "Noce i sny" - Onet Muzyka". muzyka.onet.pl. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  10. ^ "Noce I Sny by Magda Umer on iTunes". itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  11. ^ "Machina.pl - Machina". machina.pl. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  12. ^ "Wciąż Się Na Coś Czeka by Magda Umer on iTunes". itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  13. ^ "Kołysanki - Utulanki - Muzyka - WP.PL". muzyka.wp.pl. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  14. ^ "Kołysanki - Utulanki by Grzegorz Turnau & Magda Umer on iTunes". itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  15. ^ "Koncert jesienny - Muzyka - WP.PL". muzyka.wp.pl. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  16. ^ "Zlota kolekcja - Muzyka - WP.PL". muzyka.wp.pl. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  17. ^ a b "ZPAV :: Bestsellery i wyróżnienia - Wyróżnienia - Regulamin". bestsellery.zpav.pl. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  18. ^ "Chlip Hop. Spektakl teatralny (dołączona książka) - za | Filmy empik.com". empik.com. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  19. ^ "ZPAV :: Bestsellery i wyróżnienia - Wyróżnienia - Złote płyty DVD - Archiwum". bestsellery.zpav.pl. Retrieved 15 May 2016.

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